The paper reviews the main developments and trends in the area of Juvenile Delinquency in Israel in the last five years. The data, based on juveniles brought before the court, show a decrease in absolute numbers and rates. However, there is a marked increase in the number of serious offences. Demographic and social data are presented. The results are explained by the social changes which Israeli society underwent especially by the effect of immigration, urbanization, and economic developments.
|Number of pages
|Israel Annals of Psychiatry and Related Disciplines
|Published - 1 Dec 1976
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- General Medicine